Brett Neely

Brett Neely appears in the following:

What Is The Filibuster — And Why Do Some Democrats Want To End It?

Friday, September 13, 2019

The majority does not rule in the Senate, and that has some Democrats — including presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren — pushing to change how things work. Others warn that could backfire.

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Democrats Embrace Gun Control On Debate Stage; Researchers Question Policies' Impact

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Lowering gun violence was one issue on which Democratic presidential candidates spoke with nearly one voice. But researchers question the effectiveness of some of the Democrats' proposals.

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House Democrats To Vote This Week On Authorizing Subpoenas For Mueller Report

Monday, April 01, 2019

The announcement followed a commitment by Attorney General William Barr to release a redacted version of Mueller's report by the middle of April.

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Political Operative At Center Of Tainted North Carolina Election Charged

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Leslie McCrae Dowless was charged with obstructing justice for allegedly collecting absentee ballots for the GOP candidate in a congressional election.

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Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar Launches 2020 Presidential Bid

Sunday, February 10, 2019

"We are tired of the shutdowns and the showdowns, of the gridlock and the grandstanding," said Klobuchar, who was reelected to her third Senate term in 2018.

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Voters Rejected Gerrymandering In 2018, But Some Lawmakers Try To Hold Power

Friday, December 28, 2018

Even as public distaste for gerrymandering led to a wave of successful ballot initiatives this fall, plenty of lawmakers are still trying to make sure they control how political boundaries are drawn.

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Trump Emoluments Case: A Blast Of Subpoenas And A Politically Risky Schedule

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

A lawsuit involving President Trump and his D.C. hotel could hit the headlines in the fall of 2019, prime time in the next presidential campaign.

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Florida Senate Race Heads To Hand Recount; Legal Challenges Continue

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Barring court orders, the recount must be completed by Sunday. Republican Rick Scott has a narrow lead over Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson in the contested Senate race.

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Kavanaugh Denies Fresh Harassment Allegations From College Classmate Deborah Ramirez

Sunday, September 23, 2018

A college classmate of Kavanaugh's says he acted inappropriately during a drunken party 35 years ago. Kavanaugh, who is currently a federal appeals judge, denies the allegations.

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FACT CHECK: Can Trump Legally Keep Former Staff Quiet? Probably Not

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

The Trump campaign says former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman broke a nondisclosure agreement. But an employment lawyer says, "She's going to be able to continue with what she's doing."

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Stung By Criticism, Trump Administration Emphasizes Election Security Response

Thursday, August 02, 2018

Top national security officials made a surprise appearance at a White House briefing to argue that the Trump administration takes interference in U.S. elections from foreign powers seriously.

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Week Of Trump Reversals Puts 2018 Election Security In The Spotlight

Friday, July 20, 2018

The security of the midterm vote is a question that's coming up again after President Trump's press conference with Russian leader Vladimir Putin, where Trump seemed to doubt Russia interference.

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Scott Pruitt Out At EPA

Thursday, July 05, 2018

After months of ethics scandals and investigations, the embattled Environmental Protection Agency head has resigned, the president said Thursday.

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As The Scandals Mount, Conservatives Turn On Scott Pruitt

Thursday, June 14, 2018

One of Pruitt's closest political allies in Congress said he would call for the EPA chief to step down if his ethical scandals don't stop.

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Trump Cancels Summit With North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un

Thursday, May 24, 2018

"Sadly, based on the tremendous anger and open hostility displayed in your most recent statement, I feel it is inappropriate, at this time, to have this long planned meeting," Trump wrote.

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Trump Admits To Authorizing Stormy Daniels Payoff, Denies Sexual Encounter

Wednesday, May 02, 2018

In a Fox News interview, the former New York mayor turned presidential lawyer appeared to contradict the president's claims not to have known about the 2016 payment.

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Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Will Testify Before Congress On April 10 And 11

Wednesday, April 04, 2018

He will answer to Senate and House committees on the company's failure to protect users' personal data.

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In The States, Republicans Have Never Been So Dominant — Or Vulnerable

Saturday, August 05, 2017

West Virginia's governor just announced he's switching parties and joining the GOP. Although the GOP dominates in the states, a constellation of forces could challenge Republicans this year and next.

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Talk Of Voter Fraud Dominates First Meeting Of Election Integrity Commission

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

"One has to wonder what they're worried about," President Trump said of states that haven't shared data with the commission. "There's something, there always is."

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Kid Rock Says Michigan Senate Campaign Website Is 'Not A Hoax'

Friday, July 14, 2017

"It's not a hoax, it's a strategy and marketing 101!" wrote the singer of "Bawitdaba" on his personal website.

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